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registered nurse pediatric icu resume example with 8+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Arizona State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over five years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Pediatric Intensive Care units (three years as a Certified Nursing Assistant and two years as a Registered Nurse). Focused on continuously advancing expertise in PICU while driving innovation. Passionate about and dedicated to caring for critical pediatric patients to help them achieve the best outcome possible.

Skills
  • Patient monitoring
  • Ventilator care
  • Patient relations
  • Critical care
Experience
10/2018 to Current Registered Nurse, Pediatric ICU Hca | Athens, TN,
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
07/2015 to 06/2018 Certified Nursing Assistant PICU Banner University Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Took patients vitals, including blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented vital signs and weight of patients.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets, sweeping, mopping and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Turned or re-positioned bedridden patients to promote blood flow and prevent bedsores.
  • Managed supplies and restocked inventory to promote optimal availability for patient care.
  • Obtained and documented vital signs, collected lab specimens, ambulated patients, addressed concerns, performed EKGs and drew blood, all under supervision of Registered Nurse.
  • Played games with patients to boost mood, improve memory and provide light entertainment.
08/2012 to 07/2015 Certified Nursing Assistant Adult Med Surg Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Observed patient conditions compassionately, listened attentively and reported abnormal changes to supervisor verbally and in writing while also following up with patient.
  • Performed basic treatments such as passive range of motion, simple dressing changes, skincare, thermal applications, non-sterile soaks, perineal care and glucose testing.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels to evaluate electrolyte imbalances.
  • Provided compassionate care and clear communication in dealing with issues of death and dying.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2011 to to High School Diploma | Cienega High School, Vail, AZ, GPA:
Expected in 05/2011 to to Certified Nursing Assistant | Pima Joint Technical Education District, Tucson, AZ, GPA:
Expected in 05/2015 to to Bachelor of Science | Family Studies And Human Development University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, GPA:
  • Minor in Health Thematics
Expected in 08/2018 to to Master of Science | Masters Entry Into The Profession of Nursing University of Arizona College of Nursing, Tucson, AZ, GPA:
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2021
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2021
  • Advance Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2021

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School Attended

  • Cienega High School
  • Pima Joint Technical Education District
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Arizona College of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Pediatric ICU
  • Certified Nursing Assistant PICU
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Adult Med Surg

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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